Terms & Conditions

Conditions of Use

Welcome to OnlineSeedSales.com.  OnlineSeedSales (OLSS) Services and/or its affiliates provide website features and other products and services to you when you visit or shop at OnlineSeedSales.com.  OLSS provides these services subject to the following conditions.

 

By using OLSS Services, you agree to these conditions.

Privacy

Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your use of OLSS, to understand your practices.

Electronic Communications

When you use any OLSS service, or send e-mails and other communications from your desktop or mobile device to us, you are communicating with us electronically.  You consent to receive communications from us electronically, such as e-mails, texts, mobile push notices, or through other OLSS Services such as our Message Center.  You may retain copies of these communications for your records.  You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Copyright

All content included in or made available through any OLSS Service, such as graphics, logos, images, text, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software is the property of OLSS or its content suppliers and are protected by United States international copyright laws.  The compilation of all content included in, or made available through any OLSS Service is the exclusive property of OLSS and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Trademarks

Any graphics, logos, icons and service names included in, or made available through any OLSS Service are trademarks of OLSS in the U.S.  OLSS’s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not OLSS’s.  All other trademarks not owned by OLSS that appear in any OLSS Service are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by OLSS.

License and Access

Subject to your compliance with these Conditions of Use, OLSS grants you a limited license to access and make personal, non-commercial use of the OLSS Services.  This license does not include any resale or commercial use of OLSS Services or its contents.  Any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions or prices for the benefit of a third party is prohibited.  All rights not expressly granted to you in these Conditions of Use or any Service Terms are reserved and retained by OLSS, it’s suppliers, or other content providers.  No OLSS Service or any part of OLSS may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of OLSS.  You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information of OLSS without the express written consent of OLSS.

Your Account

If you use any OLSS Service, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer.  You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account.  If you are under the age of 18, you may use the OLSS Services only with the supervision of a parent or guardian.  OLSS reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or cancel orders in its sole discretion.

Other Businesses

Parties (Partner Companies) other than OLSS operate businesses, provide services, or sell product lines through the OLSS Services.  In addition, we provide links to the sites of affiliated companies and certain other businesses.  We are not responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of any of these businesses or individuals or the content of their websites. OLSS does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, product and content of all these and any other third parties.  Please review their privacy statements and conditions of use. Further more, OLSS is not a licensee of the products listed on this site please refer to the brand company listing the product on our site. OLSS is strictly a extension of the brand company distribution  model.

Pricing

“List Price” is the suggested retail price of a product as provided by a manufacturer, supplier, or seller.  With respect to items sold by OLSS, we cannot confirm the price of an item until you order.

Order Reservation

Placing your order online with OLSS serves as a request for product, but is not guaranteed until reviewed.  OLSS will confirm product availability within 48 hours of order placement.  OLSS will review and accept or deny order based on product availability, at which time an official invoice for product is generated.

Payments

You agree that you will pay for all products you purchase through OLSS.  Your total price will include the price of product, plus any applicable fees such as shipping or tax based on the bill-to address.

You are responsible for the timely payment of all products.  Payment for products must be received prior to delivery of product.  Forms of payment currently accepted are cash, check, or ACH deposit.  For ACH deposit please contact OLSS for further instructions.

ALL SEED MUST BE PAID FOR PRIOR TO DELIVERY.  If payment has not been received by OLSS prior to scheduled delivery date, the delivery of product will not take place.  Product will only be delivered once payment has been received and processed by OLSS.

Right of Cancellation/Refunds

No cancellations or refunds will be allowed once seed is paid for.

If payment for product has been received and OLSS is unable to fill the order due to seed condition or oversold inventory, the customer reserves the right to cancel the order for a full refund.  All refunds from cancellations will be issued by check and sent to the name and billing address on the customer account.

Order Changes/Substitutions

Orders can only be changed or altered once submitted to OLSS by contacting OLSS, however changes can only be approved and completed by the Brand offering the product sold on the site. Each Brand reserves the right to make changes as they see fit, OLSS is not liable or responsible for any order changes, OLSS only assumes responsibility for the communication of such changes. However, if at any time a product becomes unavailable following transaction due to seed condition or oversold inventory, OLSS will contact you and you, the customer, reserve the right to choose a product of equal, lesser, or greater value.  If a product of lesser or greater value is substituted to complete your order, a refund or additional charge will be assessed accordingly.

If OLSS is unable to meet your needs for order fulfillment due to either of these two conditions, you reserve the right to cancel your order and receive a full refund.

Returns

All products are sold “as is”.  You assume responsibility for your purchase and no returns will be accepted once delivered.

Shipping

Product delivery of 5+ units will take place by semi, and as such, you must have a means to unload shipment of product.  If buyer does not have means to unload the shipment, or is not present to accept the shipment upon arrival, the buyer is liable for re-delivery fee for failure to accept delivery on first attempt.

Orders will not be shipped until order is confirmed, invoiced and paid for.  Shipping of product is open between March 1 and June 15.

You may select your preferred shipment window at checkout.  OLSS cannot guarantee that seed will ship during that specific window, but will make every effort to meet your request.  If seed cannot be delivered within 48 hours of the selected time frame, a representative from OLSS will contact you to discuss your options.

*Products cannot be delivered to shipping address when the address resides on an embargoed road.  In these cases, an OLSS representative will contact you to discuss your options for delivery. 

Risk of Loss

All items purchased from OLSS are made pursuant to a shipment contract.  This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier in accordance with section 554.2509 of the Iowa Code or applicable state law.

Product Descriptions

OLSS offers product descriptions provided by the appropriate Brands and attempts to be as accurate as possible.  However, neither OLSS or its Brands, warrant that product descriptions or other content are completely accurate, reliable, current, or error-free.

Seed Treatment

For treatment specifications on products please contact OLSS and your request will be referred to the appropriate Brand.

Replant

OLSS and Brands affiliated with OLSS do not assume responsibility or guarantee replant to the customer.

Stewardship Compliance

A grower Stewardship Agreement states that you as the grower will follow the refuge requirements when planting products containing traits.  Following these terms and conditions is essential to protecting and preserving the long-term use of these traits.

Prior to delivery of product, OLSS requires that growers ordering products with traits agree to, and obtain the appropriate license.  OLSS will not deliver products containing traits to growers who are not licensed.  Upon delivery of product to licensed customer, OLSS does not assume responsibility for customer compliance.  Sole responsibility for following license terms and use of products resides with the customer.

Cover Crops

Seed purchased from a Brand on OLSS is intended for forage or cover crop purposes only. Under no circumstances shall the seed be harvested with the intention of reselling for planting. All seed is labeled in correspondence with the Federal Seed Act, and is sold by the Brand with the sole intention of being terminated or used for forage/grain purposes only. Any other use of the seed is strictly prohibited. OLSS and its’ Partners do not assume liability or responsibility for the misuse of seed after purchase.

 Disputes

Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating in any way to agreements made via our website, including without limitation any dispute concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, enforceability or breach of the agreement, shall be exclusively resolved by binding arbitration upon a Party’s submission of the dispute to arbitration.  In the event of a dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating in any way to the agreement, the complaining Party shall notify the other Party in writing thereof.  Should the dispute not be resolved within thirty (30) days after such notice, the complaining Party shall seek remedies exclusively through arbitration.  The demand for arbitration shall be made within a reasonable time after the claim, dispute or other matter in question has arisen, and in no event, shall it be made after two years from when the aggrieved party knew or should have known of the controversy, claim, dispute or breach.

This agreement to arbitrate shall be specifically enforceable.  A Party may apply to any court with jurisdiction for interim or conservatory relief, including without limitation a proceeding to compel arbitration.

The arbitration shall be conducted by one arbitrator.  If the Parties are not able to agree upon the selection of an arbitrator, within twenty (20) days of commencement of an arbitration proceeding by service of a demand for arbitration, the arbitrator shall be selected by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with the terms of this agreement.